Don't-Miss Game Stories

Warcraft III: Frozen Throne

Blizzard adds Warcraft III assets to StarCraft II mod tools (and you can play free)

Heroes, character models, audio barks, music—over 3,000 Warcraft III assets are headed to StarCraft.

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Humble Star Wars Bundle is better than the entire prequel trilogy combined

Get six classic Star Wars games just for paying more than the average in the latest Humble Bundle.

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Razer Blade refresh adds GeForce GTX 970M GPU and Intel Core i7 quad-core CPU

It's what's inside that counts, especially with gaming PCs. Razer's Razer Blade Pro laptop hasn't changed on the outside, but the all-important GPU and CPU are now state-of-the-art.

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Sony sells off Sony Online Entertainment, maker of EverQuest and H1Z1

Sony Online Entertainment becomes an independent game development studio.

The Who in VR

This week in games: The Who embrace VR, Homeworld gets remastered, and more

Plus Battlefield: Hardline gets 'beta' dates, Bud Light gets free publicity, and Disney forgets the face of its father. Here's all the gaming news for the week of January 26.

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Nvidia clarifies: No specific GTX 970 driver to improve memory allocation performance planned

The GeForce GTX 970 has an unorthodox memory design that can affect performance in odd situations. Nvidia's planning a driver update that should alleviate the issue.

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Alienware Alpha price cut could signal big changes for the former Steam Machine

Is Alienware trying to shut down the Alpha or prepare for its successor? The company wouldn't say, but the upcoming Game Developers Conference could affect the timing.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Witcher 3: Wild Hunt hands-on: Four hours with the most anticipated RPG of the year

Killed a gryphon. Killed some bandits. Killed a few dozen goblins. Kept the hype for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt alive.

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Brian Fargo reveals Bard's Tale IV, the first Bard's Tale sequel in 27 years

Brian Fargo and inXile pull another classic franchise out of the back catalog in order to give it the Wasteland 2 treatment.

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Blitzkrieg 3 hands-on preview: An asynchronous war of your own making

"We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight on the asynchronous multiplayer maps!"

Grand Theft Auto V

This week's game news: Sid Meier's Starships, elders play GTA V, and more

Plus: If you got trapped in an alternate dimension for the last ten years of your life, good news! You're being compensated with a statue.

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Why virtual reality is better than augmented reality for gaming

Microsoft's HoloLens Minecraft demo got people excited for augmented reality games, but that might be premature. 'Specific games under specific circumstances' is the unmentioned asterisk.

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Free game alert: Origin's giving away Theme Hospital

If only we could cure 'Hairyitis' and 'The Squits' in real life.